Naxals kill 3 Chhattisgarh policemen

Three personnel of the Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) were killed in an encounter with Maoists

Written by Express News Service | Raipur | Published: August 14, 2013 12:50 am

Three personnel of the Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) were killed in an encounter with Maoists in Kaushlanar area under Jhara police station of Narainpur district Tuesday.

“A joint team of CAF and district police had left the police station for an operation,when a group of Maoists in civilian dress suddenly opened fire at the force around 12.30 pm,” ADG (Naxal) R K Vij said. The encounter continued for nearly an hour. The dead included head constable Som Bahadur Thapa,constables Mahendra Singh and Manoj Singh. DGP Ramniwas said six Maoists were killed.

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